Most anti-CRT legislation targets K12 and higher education, a new report by CRT Forward suggests. As a result, faculty and school leadership is walking on eggshells over the thought of being sued by parents in the community.
Following Florida's TikTok ban across its public universities, at least five states have also issued similar restrictions, whether for its state colleges or universities—or both. Tennessee is about to make it six, pending the signature of the governor.
With a $10.8 billion proposed increase to the Department of Education and $2.7 billion allotted for FSA alone, the top Republican on the Budget Committee called the proposal “unserious” and a “road map for fiscal ruin.”
West Virginia University and Marshall University presidents E. Gordon Gee and Brad D. Smith signed a joint letter publicly opposing the bill, suggesting campus carry should be decided by the schools' Board of Governors—not the state.
To curb the deepening student loan crisis, the Department of Education aims to impede the abuse of federal funding at for-profit colleges by forcing school leaders to assume personal liability for unpaid institutional debt.